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Simon’s Say On Ag

Asparagus growing in field. (BlackburnNews.com file photo by Simon Crouch)

Comment: Eating Into Spring

It’s a little bit early, I know, to start thinking about grilling fresh asparagus, beside a barbecued pork chop, but some fresh greens are actually possible, and at this time of year I can’t help but think that strawberries just can’t be far away.

Carrot packing line at Nature's Finest Produce, March 24, 2016. (Photo by Simon Crouch)

COMMENT: Thinking Under The Straw

I’m always intrigued by the technology and thought that goes into a lot of food production systems. They can be as large and complex as cake baking, or as simple as cleaning bagging and shipping carrots from field to stores to tables. The products of course have to be grown or raised as efficiently as […]